Aeroplan Elite Status Update: Extension of eUpgrades, membership kits to be limited & a change to SQD for non-Canadian residents + MORE Oct 19th

The “Big Five” Canadian banks offer credit cards and include Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto Dominion Bank (TD Canada Trust), Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Did you know that there are many other options?
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AIR MILES Shops Black Friday offer: 20x miles sitewide for shopping online + MORE Nov 25th

 The AIR MILES Shops Black Friday offer is an amazing 20x miles sitewide. For most purchases made via the portal this means you'll earn 1 mile per dollar spent. That's a far cry from the 1 for $20 that's normally seen.  This offer is available until November 29 and it can be tied into the.... More »

Could a line of credit impact my mortgage application? + MORE Nov 16th

Prospective house hunters and those looking to refinance an existing mortgage should consider the impacts of their lines of credit on their mortgage application. That’s because lenders take non-mortgage debt, including line of credit payments, into account when determining how much you can afford .... More »
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Air Canada partners with Switch Health to offer portable self-administered COVID-19 tests + MORE Oct 25th

 Air Canada has announced a new partnership with Canadian healthcare company Switch Health to offer comprehensive travel testing options including self administered COVID-19 tests. The various test options are portable and can be taken by travelers to anywhere they are traveling to. As part of .... More »
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Webb telescope is about to take an unprecedented look at these intriguing exoplanets - CNN + MORE Nov 19th

Webb telescope is about to take an unprecedented look at these intriguing exoplanets  CNNNASA's huge James Webb Space Telescope is one month from launch  Space.comScientists eagerly await James Webb telescope to discover stars, exoplanets  UPI.comThe name of NASA's most.... More »
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The online holiday shopping bonus season is here! It's time to earn more miles, points and cash back Nov 7th

  Halloween is done and the Christmas Holiday shopping season is now in full swing! With that comes the opportunity to earn a bunch more miles and points when you shop online. We've seen numerous bonus offers come out for shopping online via airline and cash back shopping portals this week. Be .... More »
Starbucks Rewards Star Days: Earn bonus Stars and Aeroplan points this week Starbucks Canada Star Days are here for the next five days with offers for bonus Stars, bonus Aeroplan points and discounted drinks. Since we’re all about the points will just focus on what bonuses you can earn during this week.The entire weekThe entire week sees two Aeroplan bonuses available. The first is for members who have already linked there accounts. Simply make three transactions with your linked Starbucks card between October 18 and 22 and you’ll earn 30 bonus Aeroplan points.The second offer is for members who haven’t linked their accounts yet. If you link them this week and make an eligible purchase using the Starbucks app by the end of the month you’ll earn 50 bonus Aeroplan points.  Monday Oct 18Earn 25 bonus Starbucks Rewards Stars if you order any fall drink grande or largerTuesday Oct 19Earn 50 bonus Starbucks Rewards Stars when you load $10 to your Starbucks cardThursday Oct 21Earn 3x Starbucks Rewards Stars on purchases made this day   Images via Aeroplan and Starbucks  

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October 18 Update: New Amex Offer for Whole Foods and the U.S. online shopping portals are where it's at!Here’s your Rewards Canada Daily update! Your daily dose (or near daily dose) of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. This update is brought to you by the HSBC World Elite Mastercard which is currently offering a welcome bonus of up to 100,000 bonus points worth $500, no annual fee in the first year and has no foreign transaction fees!  One more Amex Offers offer to let know about today! The latest sees the return of a statement credit for Whole Foods. I received this on the Platinum Card but am surprised I was targeted seeing that I’m in Calgary and we don’t have any Whole Foods locations here. Anyways be sure to check your Amex account to see if you have received this offer and register for it right away as it is limited to 15,000 cardmembers. Of course I didn’t register for it as I don’t think I’ll be visting a Whole Foods in the B.C. or Ontario by the end of the year. Here is the offer:Spend at least $50 in qualifying purchases using your registered Card at participating Whole Foods Market location(s) by 31/12/2021 and earn a one-time $10 statement credit…

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Aeroplan Elite Status Update: Extension of eUpgrades, membership kits to be limited & a change to SQD for non-Canadian residents The following updates and changes to Aeroplan Elite Status are being sent to Air Canada Elite members today. Good news for all members is the extension of eUpgrade credits by a couple of weeks and not so good news for non-Canadian members in that they lose the 50% fewer Status Qualifying Dollars requirement. Here are all the details Air Canada provided to us: eUpgrade ValidityTo ensure members can more easily upgrade their travels over the holiday season, going forward, we are extending the validity date on eUpgrade credits by two weeks, from December 31 to January 15. This extension will also apply to unused credits earned over the course of 2021 and will be reflected in member’s eUpgrade account by the end of November. 2022 Membership KitMembers will only receive a new membership kit for the coming year if they achieve a higher status than they currently hold in 2021. Otherwise, they can continue to use their 2021 luggage tags, and access their membership card via the Air Canada mobile app…

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Top 5 Small Business Credit Card Sign Up offers for October - These cards provide the best value out of their welcome bonuses Here are the Rewards Canada Top 5 Small Business Credit Card Sign Up offers for this month! This is not a ‘best’ credit card list like our Top Travel Rewards Credit Card rankings but instead a look at cards for small businesses that have very good acquisition (welcome/sign up) offers. As always when choosing a card you should always take other factors into account other than the just sign up bonus, but when some of these cards are first year free, they can and do pay off even when you grab them strictly for the sign up rewards. This month we see three first year free cards on the list! And remember this list is based on minimum value towards travel which we calculate as the minimum value of the welcome bonus less the annual fee. It is entirely possible to receive more value out of the welcome bonuses on all of these cards since they earn Aeroplan points or Marriott Bonvoy points – both of which can provided some huge outsized value rewards!Here are our top 5 small business credit card sign up offers for October:American Express® Aeroplan®* Business Reserve CardMinimum value: $1,051In the first year with this card you can earn 90,000 Aeroplan Points and a Bonus Buddy Pass…

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